Peanut Sesame Pasta Salad Recipe

Posted on Apr 28 2014 - 5:58pm by admin

Peanut-Sesame-Pasta-Salad-RecipePeanut Sesame Pasta Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
Salad:

  • 12 oz. dry bowtie pasta
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1/8-inch strips
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/8-inch strips
  • 1 cup thinly sliced or chopped snow peas
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into 1-inch matchstick-size pieces
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped peanuts for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

peanut Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 Cup light soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 Tbs minced garlic

Directions:
FOR PASTA SALAD:
PREPARE pasta according to package directions. Drain under cold running water.
FOR PEANUT DRESSING:
Place peanut butter, soy sauce, water, ginger, vinegar, sweet chili sauce, honey and garlic in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Transfer to large serving bowl. Refrigerate.
ADD pasta, bell peppers, snow peas, carrot, green onions and sesame seeds to dressing; toss to combine.
Garnish with chopped peanuts.

20 Minutes to make
Serves: 6

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